Hany Mukhtar named MLS Player of Matchday 19

Nashville SC’s Hany Mukhtar was named the Player of Matchday. The reigning MLS MVP scored a hat trick in a 3-1 win over St. Louis CITY SC, his second of the season.

Shaq Moore joins Mukhtar on the team of the season. Moore was instrumental in Nashville’s defense, and created two chances, including a late pass to Hany Mukhtar that should have resulted in a fourth goal.

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Jacob Shaffelburg and Dax McCarty earned spots on the bench. Shaffelburg drew the penalty for Mukhtar’s second goal, and McCarty set up the third with a fantastic heel flick. Nashville SC are back in action on Wednesday in Montreal.

Nashville SC 2023 Team of the Matchday selections

Dan Lovitz: Matchday 15
Lukas MacNaughton: Matchday 13
Dax McCarty: Matchday 19 (bench)
Shaq Moore: Matchday 19
Hany Mukhtar: Matchday 6Matchday 10Matchday 11Matchday 14Matchday 15Matchday 17, Matchday 19
Jacob Shaffelburg: Matchday 1 (bench), Matchday 3 (bench), Matchday 19 (bench)
Walker Zimmerman: Matchday 1Matchday 6Matchday 10

Author: Ben Wrightis the Director of Soccer Content and a Senior MLS Contributor for Broadway Sports covering Nashville SC and the US National Team. Previously Ben was the editor and a founder of Speedway Soccer, where he has covered Nashville SC and their time in USL before journeying to Major League Soccer since 2018. Raised in Louisville, KY Ben grew up playing before a knee injury ended his competitive career. When he is not talking soccer he is probably producing music, drinking coffee or hanging out with his wife and kids. Mastodon

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